Managing the Union Shop
As a manager or supervisor in a unionized company, you have a unique job. Besides your normal day-to-day responsibilities, you also must know about unions and basic labor law. You can be the best manager in the world, but without a solid knowledge of the rules and responsibilities in a union shop you can get yourself, and your company, into a lot of trouble. That is the purpose of this book - to give you the background you need to be an effective manager in a unionized environment.?This book walks you through some of the major things you’ll need to know about unions to be a good manager or supervisor. The idea is not for this book to be read once and then thrown in a desk, never to see the light of day. This 86-page guide is a book you can actually use. Key topics covered include:
- Understanding a labor contract
- The political role of union leaders
- Preserving management rights, contract erosion and past practice
- The 7 tests of just cause
- Leading in a union shop, and much more.